Charles Sypolt photo Mr. Charles Richard "Rick" Sypolt
Professor Emeritus of Forestry / Land Surveying, Land Resources Department
223 Waco Center
304-462-6371
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Education

Masters of Science in Forest Hydrology - West Virginia University; 1971
Bachelors of Science in Forest Management - West Virginia University; 1970
Associate in Science in Land Surveying - Glenville State College; 1975

Academic Honors

Best of the Region Inter-mountain College Professor, 2009
Appointed to the WV Boundary Commission, 2009
Inducted into the Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame

Courses Taught

Forest Ecology
Silviculture
Tree and Wood Identification
Forest Management
Timber Harvesting Techniques
Introduction to Land Surveying
Forest Surveying
Measurements and Computations I
Computer Assisted Mapping
Geograhpic Information Systems
Retracement Surveys
Hydrology
Drainage and Subdivision Design
Energy Resource Surveying
Professional Decisions

Current Professional Organizations

Chairman, Gilmer County Enforcement Agency
Member, Gilmer County Watershed Association
Member, Gilmer County Farm Bureau
Member, Nature Conservancy
Member, Lewis-Gilmer Solid Waste Authority
Gilmer County Surveyor (2004-2010)

Previous Teaching Experience

Professor in Forestry and Land Surveying, 1973- present

Awards

Outstanding Faculty Award, 1989